Bad weather, orange alert in Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna -2-


Rome, August 2. (askanews) – The notice issued by the Civil Protection foresees from the early morning of tomorrow, Monday 3 August, the persistence of rainfall from scattered to widespread and prevalently stormy, on Piedmont, Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia and the Autonomous Province of Trento, with the extension of phenomenology to Liguria and Tuscany. The phenomena will be accompanied by heavy showers, frequent electrical activity, hailstorms and strong gusts of wind.

On the basis of current and expected phenomena, an orange alert has been assessed for tomorrow, Monday 3 August, over a large part of Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna. A yellow alert was also assessed on the remaining sectors of Emilia and Lombardy, on the whole territory of Liguria, Piedmont, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Umbria, Marche and on part of Trentino Alto Adige and Tuscany.

The meteorological and critical situation forecast for Italy is updated daily on the basis of new forecasts and the evolution of phenomena, and is available on the website of the Department of Civil Protection (, together with the general rules of behavior to be followed in bad weather. The information on the regional alert levels, on the specific critical issues that could concern the individual territories and on the prevention actions adopted are managed by the territorial structures of civil protection, in contact with which the Department will follow the evolution of the situation.


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